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Christopher Mercadel, PA-C

Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Accepting New Patients
    Christopher Mercadel, PA-C
5 of 5 Stars
Based on 49 Patient Verified Ratings
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Christopher Mercadel, PA-C

Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Primary Location
1221 South Clearview Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70121

Biography

Christopher Mercadel, PA-C, is a physician assistant at the Ochsner Andrews Sports Medicine Institute. He joined the Ochsner Andrews Sports Medicine Institute in 2017, and has worked at Ochsner since 2002. He assists Deryk Jones, MD, in the operating room, and participates with high school and college event coverage across the Greater New Orleans area. His specialties include evaluating and treating exercise and weight training related injuries and injection therapy. Chris is a native of New Orleans. He earned both his Bachelor of Science in human performance and health promotion and his Master of Science in healthcare management at the University of New Orleans. He earned his earned his Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans. Chris first joined Ochsner Health in 2002 as a strength coach, personal trainer and a program coordinator where he accumulated more than 15 years working with athletes. Chris is an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist and USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach. He is also board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. He is a member of American Academy of Physician Assistants and Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants.

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Education and Training

Medical Education

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Field of Study: MSN - PA

Certifications

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Ochsner Patient Verified Reviews

To obtain patient ratings and comments, we partner with Press Ganey, an independent patient satisfaction company that works with more than 26,000 healthcare organizations to improve the patient experience. These patient verified ratings are based on the “likelihood to recommend” physician scores on the nationally developed Medical Practice Survey. Actual top box results for this question are translated to a 1-5 scale, and the star scores are measured on that scale, with 5 being the best score.

January 2024

The PA was understanding, knowledgeable and caring.

January 2024

Everything went well

November 2023

Chris is the best! I send everyone to him. You want good, honest care? Go to Chris!

November 2023

Awesome!!!

October 2023

I had an excellent experience

October 2023

Chris Mercadel was great. Thoughtful, listens, shows compassion.

September 2023

Dr. Christopher Mercadel, M.D. Is an Awesome and God sent individual!

September 2023

Very good

August 2023

He is a very good provider, however I would appreciate being seen in a timely manner.

August 2023

Chris Mercadel has helped with my knees. He is a caring and knowledgeable, professional. Would recommend him to my friends.

August 2023

I already recommended my coworker to Dr. Mercadel. He is amazing and concern.

July 2023

Mr. Mercadel was very knowledgeable and explained everything in a manner I could understand.

June 2023

Care provider was knowledgeable and concerned.

June 2023

Wonderful